2017 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about PAT ELFLIEN: Ohio State, 6025 303 5.29. Three-year starter and team captain from Pickerington, OH. Won the Rimington Award in 2016 as the top center in the country. Consensus All-America and a three-time All-Big 10 player. A versatile player with experience at right and left guard as well as center. Made the move to center during his final year for the Buckeyes. A blue collar worker who can anchor a nose tackle’s bull rush or pull out and around to log a linebacker. Tremendous strength and power from his lower body. Has the ideal frame and style of play to be a Nick Mangold type NFL center. He brings mental toughness and focus on the job at hand. Consistent to make mental adjustments on the move. Active and aware. Quick hands to punch, get placement, and control his opponent. Hands and feet work in unison. Gives effort and hustle to make an additional block after his initial assignment. Two-time Iron Buckeye Award winner which is for unquestioned physical training, dedication, determination, discipline, toughness, and leadership. A solid student he received three OSU Scholar-Athlete awards and an Academic All-Big 10 award. Probable first year starter. OSR:33/41. Third/fourth round. (A-33 1/4, H-9 3/4, BP-22, 10-1.82).